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So who’s the oldest golfer to have won a major?

Please let me indulge in a bit of family history. With Bernhard Langer, 58, in contention going into the final day of The Masters, much is being made about breaking the record for the oldest gent to

Search is on for Robin Hood, Merry Men

This just in from organizers of the upcoming Robin Hood Festival: Performers are being sought to fill a variety of roles for the 2016 production of 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival at the
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Trumbull teen cellist wins GBS’ first strings competition

From left: The winners of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s first competition for young string players throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties: Chealim Yoon, 15, from Fairfield – Honorable
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Public invited to April 3 finals for GBS young violinists competition

Members of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, above, will be judges at the 2016 Competition for Young String Instrumentalists. The Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s new 2016 Competition for Young String
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Free Fairfield concert features renowned Borromeo String Quartet

The Music For Youth organization, devoted to bringing live concerts by renowned professional musicians to area children, will host the award-winning Borromeo String Quartet on April 9 in Fairfield,
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April Fools’ family night at Fairfield Museum

The Fairfield Museum is celebrating April Fools’ Day with an April Fools’ Night for families. Museum staff says the event, from 6 to 8 p.m., will feature “wacky entertainment, crafts, kid-friendly
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Elizabeth Troy 2_Photo Credit Ray Kachatorian

Nutritionist Elizabeth Troy at Fairfield U. bookstore

This just in from Nancy L. Quinn, special events coordinator, at the Fairfield University Bookstore at 1499 Post Road, in downtown Fairfield. On Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m., Integrative
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Colorblends’ mansion garden is sprouting in Bridgeport

One of the joys of driving to work every day is passing the beautiful lemon-yellow Colonial Revival mansion that has been renovated and restored by Colorblends, a wholesale bulb merchant, at 893
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A determined teen, Tracy Turnblad, follows her dreams in the musical comedy "Hairspray," at Danbury's Musicals at Richter last summer.  Katie Cummings of Sandy Hook, third from left, plays Tracy. She's seen here with the "nicest kids in town."  Left to right, they are: Jessica Schwartz of Brookfield, as Amber; Connor Spain of Bethel, as Link; and Ismael Santana of Danbury, as Seaweed.

Danbury’s Musicals at Richter holds auditions March 24-26; volunteers needed, too

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 32nd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, will hold auditions this week for its 2016 season. The auditions for high school, college
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Fairfield’s Alex Beyer considered one of America’s best young pianists

Wunderkind pianist Alex Beyer, of Fairfield, has been chosen as one of five finalists throughout the country to compete in the 13-month 2017 American Pianists Awards competition based in Indianapolis,
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